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Solid Stone Fabrics Among 12 Businesses Selected for Virginia Economic Gardening Program

September 22, 2017

Solid Stone Fabrics Among 12 Businesses Selected for Virginia Economic Gardening Program

Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced that Solid Stone Fabrics, located in Henry County, was one of only 12 companies around the state to be chosen into the first Virginia Economic Gardening Program.


Commonwealth Centre for Advanced Training (CCAT) Breaks Ground

September 6, 2017

Ground was broken today for a unique training center that will serve companies locating in the Commonwealth Crossing Business Centre.


Blue Ridge Aquaculture announces the opening of Blue Ridge Aquafeeds

August 1, 2017

Blue Ridge Aquaculture proudly announces the official opening of Blue Ridge Aquafeeds, an innovative feed mill that will supply the company's internal feed demand as well as the growing aquaculture market.


EDITORIAL: You build one brick at a time

July 31, 2017

From the Martinsville Bulletin -

For most houses, you don't raise all of the walls at once. You also don't lay the foundation in one single hour. It takes time. Every brick contributes to the structure, every nail or coat of paint brings it one step closer to completion. It's the same with new jobs.


EDC Awards $15,000 to Local Small Businesses

June 1, 2017

A total of $15,000 was awarded in all. The Competition was open to any business owner that graduated from the 8-week SmartSTART or FastTrac program that the EDC has hosted over the past 10 years.